American gadget fads wreak longer-term pain on others: NY speaks
Published time: 23 Apr, 2011 06:02 Edited time: 23 Apr, 2011 13:03
As the latest gadgets hit the high streets in the US, outdated devices soon find themselves on the scrap heap. Piles of American computer junk are now creating problems for other countries, like India, which end up becoming a dumping ground.
This week, web journalist Lori “the Resident” Harfenist hits the streets of the Big Apple to find out what Americans think about other countries paying the price for their infatuation with technology.